Watson grew up in the Mississippi Delta, a native of the small village of Sumner, located in Tallahatchie County.
Watson attended the University of Mississippi, Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, where he graduated with a B.A. in economics and a minor in history in 2017. After nearly two years in New York City working construction and as a paralegal, Watson returned to the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he acquired his Juris Doctor in December of 2020, with a concentration in sports and entertainment law.
Watson became a member of the Mississippi Bar in April of 2021, where he practiced as a solo practitioner before joining the Rabalais Unland Law Firm in the South Shore office. Watson plans to sit for the Louisiana Bar exam in July 2021.
In his spare time Watson pursues his musical career, is an avid traveler, outdoorsmen, and dog whisperer.